Church Fundraising Ideas that Raised $450,000 – Case Study

These 11 crowdfunding campaigns offer some creative church fundraising ideas to raise big money for your church project or cause. I got an email from a pastor about church fundraising ideas after last week’s post on planning your Giving Tuesday fundraising campaign. I thought I would check in with the church fundraising campaigns we highlighted in this post and add some more ways to raise money … [Read more...]

3 Fundraising Tips that Helped Raise $110,000 [ Case Study ]

These fundraising tips helped three non-profits raise more than $110,000 in less than a year. Build them into your non-profit campaign for your own fundraising success! While social cause fundraising accounts for nearly 30% of the $10 billion+ crowdfunding market, the failure rate on non-profit campaigns is extremely high. Crowdfunding on sites like GoFundMe has taken fundraising to the masses … [Read more...]

Go Ahead! Steal these 7 Crazy Fundraising Ideas!

Sometimes it helps to get a little crazy with your fundraising. Steal these seven crazy fundraising ideas to make an impression With small business funding and fundraising moving increasingly online, I get emails regularly questioning if offline fundraising ideas are even worth it anymore. Campaigns reason that their crowdfunding campaign is online and that’s where their outreach should be as … [Read more...]

30 Minutes Tripled Donations to this Fundraising Campaign

A quick phone call and some great ideas helped to triple donations to one fundraising campaign. Apply these lessons for your next fundraising project. When I got an email from the Epitome of Soul fundraising campaign mid-July, things were not looking great for the Patterson, New Jersey non-profit. Their crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $15,000 had raised just $800 in the first 22 days … [Read more...]

The Habits of Successful Crowd Funding – Video

Successful crowd funding is not about the project but about the person I get emails every week from people with small business and fundraising ideas but lacking the money to make them a reality. They find the blog in a search for funding ideas and wonder if their project is right for successful crowd funding. My usual response probably isn’t what they expect. While you may need to tweak your … [Read more...]